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96 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 8388
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Booked this for my pre-birthday dinner due to not knowing what sort of food I would fancy (love the idea of Thai and Indian - even better that they have different sets of chefs for each cuisine) I originally thought I would opt for Thai but went for the Indian instead - shared the vegetarian platter to start then I... More 

1 Thank NaomiF2901
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Had a very enjoyable dinner. There was 2 menus one Thai and one Indian, so everyone in our group got what they felt like. The service was fast and the meals tasty. The only downside to the goat Marsala was there was heaps of bones, but we had been warned there were bones in it.

Thank Cynders2014
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Looking for a meal on a busy Friday night and decided on a curry. Restaurant was very busy but they made us feel welcome after a short wait. No starters ordered but shared a chicken jalfrezi and a channa masala with breads and rice. Very happy to say it was all prepared fresh and tasted delicious. They also do Thai... More 

Thank Richard B
Chicago, Illinois
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91 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Greens is a cool Asian fusion where they have one menu for Indian food and another for Thai. You can't beat the customer service and they were super knowledgeable about vegan and gluten free and there are plenty of options. Check it out after a long day of adventure in Paihia!

Thank njhassinger
Marlow, United Kingdom
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266 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

After all the reviews on Trip Advisor, we decided to try a take away as we had such a beautiful balcony overlooking the harbour and the restaurant had no outdoor seating. We cannot comment on the service or restaurant itself. The Curry came exactly when we ordered it so excellent on that count, however the food itself was unremarkable. We... More 

Thank CrystalRose54
Perth, United Kingdom
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216 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

This is a very good thai and indian curry restaurant providing good food and very good service. The mixture of Thai and Indian was well received

Thank Tom M
Nelson, New Zealand
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

The view was beautiful overlooking the bay but the food was below average. I had spring rolls that were fried and I'm sure from a package not freshly made. My pad thai wasn't good. My husband had an Indian dish that wasn't good. I don't recommend it.

Thank Lynn R
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We were a bit hesitant about eating here as it can be a gamble when a restaurant covers more than one cuisine. We both went Indian. We had a booking at 8pm, we got our table at 8.30pm. I think it was the owner/manager could not have dealt with the situation better. Got us seats to sit and wait. And... More 

Thank chrissiea969
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has 4 Indian chefs and 2 Thai chefs ,as a result when you sit down the personable waiter gives you two menus. The meals are all your standards but cooked really well , we had a window seat and looked over a beautiful view of the "bay of islands" . It was also one of the rare restaurant... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We have just returned from a 4 week trip around NZ and our meal at greens was one of the most memorable. I called in early evening with the restaurant already busy but not only did they have a table later they offered to take the bottle of wine I had, they have a byo option, and chill it ahead... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Indian, Asian, Thai, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, View, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 8388
We have been one of Paihia’s most popular restaurants since 2006 serving the finest Thai cuisine under the name ‘THAI GARDEN CAFÉ’ now rebranded as ‘GREENS’. Keeping the same Thai chefs, we are proud to announce that we have introduced full Indian meal, which will be served by a new team of highly experienced Indian Chefs.Lovingly prepared, authentic Thai and Indian cuisine, with a few surprisingly Kiwi twists – that’s what we have on menu at GREEN’S. With a wonderful mix of Thai and Indian dishes, you will enjoy the fusion of spice and flavour. From traditional dishes like Pad-Thai to Indian Butter Masala Chicken and new fish dishes which are closely guarded, using the finest quality ingredients is the speciality at GREENS.At GREEN’S, the dining experience is as important as the food itself. Take a seat in our modern and stylish water-front restaurant, and enjoy great service from our waiting staff.Whether here for lunch, dinner or a private function, enjoy an atmosphere that combines the Indo-Thai warmth with the friendliness Paihia is famed for.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?